Area: 0.62 hectares.
A new site. Listed as of national importance in the Geological Conservation Review.
Description and Reasons for Notification:
This small mine is situated towards the northern end of the large South Tamar lead lode. Although not reworked for fluorite like most local dumps it is nevertheless very rich in that mineral and sphalerite. Excellent specimens of green fluorite, sphalerite and vuggy quartz vein with carbonates can be obtained. Although there are few secondary minerals and practically no galena, the dump shows as a typical example of lead mineralisation outside the Carboniferous Limestone area.